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Ashland LLC has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Staff Auditor.


**This position is in Dublin, OH.



As a staff auditor, you will work under the direction of a lead auditor and/or manager to support domestic and international projects by assisting in assessing and determining key risks, objectives and audit steps, performing detail testing, and addressing issues to appropriate management.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute detailed audit program steps that involve reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports, and compliance with established policies and procedures;
  • Prepare work papers to properly record and summarize the results of detailed audit testing and express an opinion on the outcome of detailed testing;
  • Execute detailed validation and testing of key controls for Sarbanes Oxley compliance;
  • Apply tools for data retrieval and analysis (Excel, SAP, BW, etc.) and increasingly recognize opportunities to use such tools and demonstrating advanced techniques.

Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Staff auditors are expected to have and further develop the following skills and personal characteristics:
  • Willingness and desire to learn (desire, drive and motivation)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Data mining, extraction and analysis skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Work well with teams and groups
  • Understand/demonstrate compliance with the Internal Audit Department and The Institute of Internal Auditors standards
  • Good listening skills
  • Diplomacy and respect
  • Methodical and disciplined approach
  • Deductive reasoning and ability to reach logical conclusions
  • Adaptable / flexible mindset
  • Interview skills
  • Clear, concise and persuasive skills
  • Ability to understand the interrelationship between risk and control

**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


  • 0 - 2 years of public or corporate accounting, finance, or other relevant business experience required; prior internal audit experience certainly a plus.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Decision Science and Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or comparable major; Minimum 3.25 GPA preferred; Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, results-driven team environment;
  • Individual initiative, project management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally approximately 20%;
  • Must be committed to attaining relevant professional certification (CIA or CPA);
  • Foreign language skills a plus;
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2017-6960 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.


Ashland. always solving


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way


Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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